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Mar 3, 2014 1:00pm PST
international laws. >> it's a violation of ukraine sovereignty, ukraine's territorial integrity, that they are a violation of international law. over time, this will be a costly proposition for russia and now is the time for them to consider whether they can serve their interests in a way that resorts to diplomacy as opposed to force. >> what president obama describes as a potentially costly proposition for russia comes after weeks of bloody protests in the streets of the capital of kiev which costs more than 100 people their lives. this comes as no surprise to one outspoken critic of vladimir putin. he became famous in the 1980s as the most famous chess player but became under prosecution for putin's repressive regime. he's currently living in new york. thank you for joining us. we appreciate it. there's a lot of debate over whether putin is using this as a muscle flex, a show of force by russia, or whether he plans to actually reclaim this part of ukraine if not more for russia. based on what you know of putin, what do you think the end game is. >> i think the answer is quite obviou
PBS
Mar 2, 2014 5:00pm PST
religious base stories and the lake this is the week the bomb on the international. he can wander of ukraine's naval forces has pledged his allegiance to the crimean people. it follows reports that ukrainian troops stationed in the peninsula but either quitting would jointly court defense groups on less effectively putting the authorities in crimea the tantric buddies were freshman has more. on sunday the challenge of ukraine's naval force pledged his allegiance to cry means people swearing to strictly comply with the orders to the supreme command to all the economists region. mr berry's ok was appointed to the space by the country's new authorities or analysis of the day off set the previous come monday had resigned all the necessary patriots were signed by ukraine self proclaimed president of the stairs to achieve this the lease and two will face an experienced officer had to say exactly the identity of those cases where a lead of the people of the atonement republic of korea me and the recipients of us still but i swear industry to comply with orders of supreme commander of creamy
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 5:00pm EST
, we are going to go inside this international crisis with an in-depth look at the history of ukraine: this is "inside story." primetime news. >> i'm john seigenthaler in new york. >> stories that impact the world, affect the nation and touch your life. >> it's like a brawl here in the waters around monterey. >> only on al jazeera america. >>> welcome back to "inside story." i am ray suarez. the political crisis took an ominous turn late last week when russia deployed troops to crimea taking control of that part of southeastern ukraine. on this edition of our program, we are going to try to understand and take a closer look at the history of the region. joining us are hanna foburn, the eurasia. and the european program director for the international renaissance station. professor of international relations and government at georgetown university, author of "odessa: genius in death in a city of dreams." professor, couldn't we call this maps of ukraine over many, many centuries and there is not one of them that has the crimea included in what is traditionally ukrainian lands. why is it?
NBC
Mar 2, 2014 11:08pm PST
>>> we are closely following the crisis in ukraine. the international community weighing its options as u.s. stebt john kerry decides to visit the country this week. tonight we're hearing from a man from san jose who's just come back from the region. >>> and a girl killed on the tracks in east bay. what we know about the collision that has a family grieving. >>> how many people can get stoned and still have a great nation. >> and governor brown not mincing words. we'll show you how this interview has a lot of people talking. >>> nbc bay area news starts now. >>> good evening. i'm diane dwyedwyer. >> russian troops seized control of the cry men peninsula. >> reporter: russian soldiers on the march in ukraine. this unit is taking up positions outside a ukrainen base. the times and loyalties have changed. the russians have come prepared for a fiechlt behind the gate, the troops are dressed for combat but look bewildered. and no wonder. their homeland has been invaded. their homeland, crimea taken over. they've been ordered to lay down their weapons or there'd be trouble. minutes
NBC
Mar 2, 2014 5:00pm PST
>>> right now at 5:00, protesters in america sounding off on the international crisis in ukraine. the latest on diplomatic efforts overseas, and a grass roots campaign for peace starting here in the bay area. >>> plus, the bay area is drying out from the last winter storm, but the system is now pushing east causing problems in the midwest. >> how many people can get stoned and still have a great state or a great nation? >> governor jerry brown weighing in on the debate over legal marijuana and then warns of a state where too many people are stoned. >>> hello, everyone. i'm terry mcsweeney. >> and i'm diane dwyer. we begin with a developing story, the crisis in ukraine. the standoff intensified today with russia. secretary of state john kerry just announced today that he plans to visit the country's capital on tuesday to show u.s. support for ukraine, and there are protests from ukraine to san francisco. hundred of people gathered outside the russian embassy in san francisco today all calling for russian president put put to back o back off had. >> reporter: standing outside the r
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 4:00pm EST
. that this is internal conflict. ukraine was deeply divided country. and deeply divided nation. >> sure. >> this is practically two nations and two countries. and in case, this was my early warning, i am dealing with this problem for 25 years. and i warned, the day when nationalists will capture the power in kiev. >> as that's what you feel has happened here? good and this is the gij of the end of ukrainian statehood because the first action dks. >> why are they nationalist and people who saw for their own lives in their own futures a closer alliance from europe and moscow and russia? >> usually president putin say this many times. let's separate flies on burgers. because flies on burgers are not good. because on kiev, a lot of honest people people were dissatisfied of the situation and the country about corruption and all these kind of things. >> with the yanukovych government? >> yes, that's true, that's true and really this is. but who is commanding the parade over there? the right sector? and extreme nationalists? their slogans under the swas swastika, ukraine for ukrainian
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 11:00am EST
your headlines. russia giving ukraine an ultimatum. if the international community is responding. john kerry is on his way to kiev for talks. >>> and the trial of osama bin laden's son-in-law. he is charged with killing americans on stent 11th. and israeli prime minister is in the united states, today he will meet with president obama to talk about middle east peace, and he will talk to one of the largest pro israel groups. >>> the former libyan, accused of kill -- olympian, oscar pistorius, he said that he thought he was shooting at an intruder when he shot his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. shots rang out and her i.d. was protected in court. >> i woke up from a woman's terrible screams. just after the scream of the lady, i heard four shots. it was four gunshots that i heard. the time between the first and the fourth shot was much longer than between the second and the third one. >> if convicted, pistorius faces 30 years behind bars. and it's so closely watched, that there's a new channel focused on covering that trial 24 hours a day. >>> the global sell off spilling on to wall street,
Bloomberg
Mar 3, 2014 6:00am EST
intervening in ukraine internal politics where they were trying to execute an agreement with the eu. ultimately this invasion by russia. the president, and secretary kerry, have to shift their view to understand this is a different russia than they perceived. their view has been as secure russia is a secure europe, but the more secure russia feels, the more adventurous they become. the secretary needs to begin to recognize this is not an east-west issue. >> bring as breaking news to help us in the conversation. >> the ukraine prime minister says russian forces are now only in crimea. also seeks clarity for what they want and says the troops will not invade east ukraine. headlines from the ukrainian prime minister. to what extent is there discussion on moving american warship to the region if it comes to that? there needs to be a broader discussion then where do we move asset? takeed to make sure we actions that strengthen the allies. a number of allies are very nervous right now. obviously concerns as they look to their issues with russia. certainly as this comes on the need to have
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 6:00pm EST
ukraine and integrity and violating the international law, is the president correct in all of the points? >> yes, he is. russia undertook in 1994, in return for ukraine giving up the third largest nuclear arsenal in the world to guarantee to ukraine that it would be free from any political, military, or economic pressures or coercion, this was reaffirmed again at the end of 1994, and repeatedly since. it's very clear what is taking place now in crimea is a violation of treaty obligations that russia itself made in concert with the united states , ukraine, france great britain and china. >> and so why is this happening? >> it is a huge political mistake. the notion that ukraine is a part of greater russia is very strongly held among many russians. this for his historical reasons. russian was founded by kievian princesses and it is a much younger state than ukraine. and the close cultural heritage of the peoples in the slovak world is behind this unfortunate mistake. >> all right. one last question for, what is at stake for the united states, we like to be able to share with those w
CSPAN
Mar 3, 2014 2:00pm EST
situation in ukraine. we are convinced any internal crises must be overcome by a dialogue of forces. way and withtional respect to international obligations. and obligations on international humanitarian law. defending human rights and national minorities. -- important to avoid extremists who are trying to take the situation under their control who are using violence and open terror. it is well known who created the crisis in ukraine. the legitimate actions of the legitimate authorities, some of our partners have taken a course to support antigovernment statements. they have encouraged their participants who have moved to inressive actions of force attacking the police, stealing from warehouses, and mocking officials in the region, a crude intervention. ukrainens in western have been taken over by armed national radicals under extremist anti-russian and other slogans being used. february, almost three months after the unrest and the excesses, there was an agreement tween the president of ukraine and the opposition whereby they signed by the ministers of foreign affairs of germany, poland
PBS
Mar 2, 2014 5:30pm PST
for joining us. international crisis surrounding ukraine benefitsified with many experts describing the situation as the greatest threat to east-west relations since the cold war. russian troops invade territory of crimea in the last hours today surrounded ukrainian mirlts. the prime minister of ukraine said that action brought the neighboring companies within what he described as a few inches of war. >> this is the red alert. this is not the threat, this is the actually the declaration of war to my country. >> after putting his troops on lie aler to stand by. secretary kerry described the russian invasion as a violation of international law and warned that the united states and its allies would punish russia economically if it does not reverse course. >> every single one of them are prepared to go to the hilt in order to isolate russia whereas to this invasion. they are prepared to put sanctions in place. they are prepared to isolate russia economically. >> in brussels, belgium, at an emergency meeting, nato secretary-general described the situation as dangerous and called on russi
PBS
Mar 2, 2014 5:30pm PST
dominated by the turmoil in ukraine. the head of the international monetary fund. christina got pledged to send the teachings he ever really make sweet yet to establish how much financial aid ukraine needs. steinmeier later met with his us counterpart john kerry. kerry appealed directly to russia to respect ukraine's territorial integrity. but the russian parliament later approved the use of its military forces in crimea anti government protests continued throughout the week in venezuela with daily reports of violence. another man was shot dead friday during clashes with police in caracas. officials say a national guard soldier was also killed. students in opposition supporters have been venting their anger over high inflation and a shortage of basic goods in the country president nicolas mature oaks killed what he called peace meetings this week. but members of the opposition were largely absent. they've refused to enter dialogue until madeira releases demonstrators who were being held in jail. and stops the government's harsh crackdown on the protest movement. but also on friday over two
LINKTV
Mar 3, 2014 8:00am PST
international obligation and bilateral agreements that were signed between ukraine and russia. >> earlier today, russian troops seized a ukraine coast guard base in the crimean city of balaklava. on sunday, the new head of ukraine's debuted affected russia. concern is growing that more eastern ukraine could soon fall to russians. putin sent troops into crimea in defiance of president obama. >> we are not deeply concerned by reports of military movements taken by the russian federation inside of ukraine. russia has a historic relation with ukraine. but any violation of ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity would be deeply disable icing, which is -- destabilizing, which is not in the interest of ukraine, russia, or europe. it would represent a profound interference in matters that must be determined by the ukrainian people will stop it would be a clear violation of russia's commitment to respect the independence and sovereignty, and borders of ukraine and of international laws. >> the obama administration is still debating on how to respond to the russian troop movement. in an initial s
PBS
Mar 3, 2014 10:00am PST
citizens in ukraine. defying calls from the international community not to intervene. over the weekend ukraine mobilize its military for a possible confrontation with russia which it previously dispatched more than six thousand troops to train me up. some even surrounded several small ukrainian military al post demanding forces there to disarm. on sunday ukraine's meeting chief defected to russia after having been appointed just ideally before. russia has also been staging military exercises involving one hundred and fifty thousand troops along its border with ukraine. see jenny and i ten years. global news updates from the annual meeting of china's parliament to the winners at the academy awards because it was heaven for poly standing by at the new center to bullets star with the latest out of beijing. will china's top political body open its ninety section in the great hall of the people on monday some party and state leaders were in attendance including present sheeting paying nearly could change the twenty two hundred deputies attending the annual session of the chinese people's cr
FOX
Mar 3, 2014 5:00am PST
. >> ukraine has asked for international help saying that government does not have the military power to defend itself from russia. >> meanwhile he will fly and he cop terms an incredible russia and warns am them pretesting their actions. . >>> ukrainians and their supporters had it outside of the russian consulate and they say it is upsetting to see what is happening to their country. >> they won a piece of land because of the money and politics and they will never say it and try to find other ways to come through. >>> ukrainians are also praying for piece. the sermon was with family and friends back home. >> they have left the owner concerned about the future of her business. police say a latino bad left with the cuisine on bee street. he shot a-- an 18-year-old man has been arrested and the crash happened on saturday at a home. the driver may have been speeding and driving under the influence. two other boys a 16-year-old and 17-year-old were in the car at the time of the crash t- nobody was hurt. >> so far nobody can explain what they weren't called to vote on last night's but the tw
PBS
Mar 3, 2014 3:00pm PST
international community in support of ukraine and to isolate russia for the actions its taken in ukraine and we're seeing strong condemnations from the g-7 countries, nato and the individual countries around the world and that pressure which is beginning to isolate russia's already having an impact. we've seen russian financial markets dropped 13% today, the riewgle hit an all eo time low. we in coordination with partners pulled out of preparatory meetings for the next g-8 meeting supposed to take place in sochi of all places and clearly is going to have a showing impact on the trade and commercial relations russia wants with the west and the united states. so a cost is already being exacted and the president's made it clear that if russia continues on this path, there will be additional costs. >> woodruff: is that in effect saying the u.s. is prepared to let the russians stay in crimea given the historic ties? >> there's a clear choice and path -- the russians can continue to pursue the course they're on and face growing and increasing isolation and pressure or it's actually very straightfo
CSPAN
Mar 2, 2014 9:00pm EST
on the next washington journal, josh rogan looks at the latest update in ukraine, syria, venezuela, and other international stories. journale wall street health-care reporter who will talk about the impact that the health care law have on small businesses that offer insurance to employees. then, the brooking institution and efforts on the obama administration to create manufacturing hubs around the country. ," live everyournal morning with your tweets and facebook comments on c-span. >> the internet as we know it today bears no resemblance to monopoly telephone services back in the 1930's and 1940's. what the courts and congress supports is if i walk into a grocery store and i buy a gallon of milk and paid $3.50 per gallon -- if i get 10 gallons, i pay $35. say you canant to use as much milk as you want feeling up to pay $3.50. that is wrong. netflix is the biggest user of the internet here it lets people download their movies. sometimes there is much as 30% of the total volume of the internet. netflix should pay more than somebody who uses the internet once a month. i'm being very
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 6:00am EST
to aljazeera america. i'm del walters. the cries in ukraine spiral into an international standoff, russian troops controlling the peninsula in the southern part of ukraine. in response, you a crane is mobilizing its military and call for volunteers. this morning, secretary of state john kerry now headed to kiev to meet with members of the interim government. over the weekend, telling russia to rethink it's military intervention warning of consequences and embarrassment on the world stage. we have live team coverage for you, lisa stark is in washington but we begin to -- with phil ittner. >> russia sent in two amphibious landing vehicles. overnight, at least twice, russian jets violated ukrainian air space. we're also hearing from the ukrainian side of things when it comes to military matters. we spoke to an intelligence officer here. he said they know exactly where those russian troops are and where they're poised to come into ukraine. the trouble thing for these intelligence officers is that the russian forces are situated in a place such that if they are given the order, they co
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2014 10:00am PST
ukraine continues and international stability could hang in the balance. it is three days into what the white house is described as a russian invasion of ukraine and now vladimir putin is tightening his grip. today russia's navy demanded that all ukrainian forces in crimea surrender by tomorrow. >> this could spread to the east and it's already dangerous and could get horrendous. >> john kerry arrives in ukraine tomorrow on a diplomatic mission to support the interim ukrainian government. secretary kerry warned there could be repercussions for russia and he said all options are still on the table. >> this is an act of aggression that is completely trumped up in terms of its pretext. it's really 19th century behavior in the 21st century. >> 19th scentury, a 90-minute phone call between putin and obama yielded no solutions. and president obama is taking hits at home for his perceived inability to reign in russia. >> would do we care? zbls the ultimate result of a fek less foreign policy where nobody believes in america anymore. >> the u.s. delegation will be skipping the pairalympics
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 9:00am EST
. we have the top international stories. loyalty on the line in crimea. ukraine under lee against to pro-russian forces. >> with more on the ukraine crisis, more western leaders are calling for the call for russia to back off crimea. we'll be live at that meeting in brussels where sanctions are being discussed. [ gunfire ] >> also ahead an
CNN
Mar 3, 2014 8:00am PST
absolutely stand up for international law. it is inshrined in law that ukraine's territorial sovereignty and signed by russia, it is enshrined in law that is a fact. >> does vladimir putin care? >> there is a heavy cost to pay. the ruble is crashing, the stock market is crashing. they are intricately linked with the west. >> if they are willing to take them. this is a problem. right now, in the g-8 as i said earlier, germany, exerts, i believe, the biggest influence on russia but the germans are not that thrilled with the u.s. and u.k. proposal that russia should get kicked out of the g-8. >> let's speak and see if they listen. the ratcheting up of these sanctions, punitive actions, has to happen. >> the point here of this terrific discussion we are having, thank you so much for being here, is that this military heightening of the tension right now in crimea puts the ukrainian troops right now in a much, much worse situation. >> they have always been in a bad situation. they do not have the wherewithal. that's what timshanko told me today. russia is a military super power and
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 12:00pm EST
>> welcome to aljazeera america. these are the stories we're following. an ultimatum in ukraine, russian telling forces in the crimea to surrender. >> this cannot be the way in the 21st century to conduct international affairs. >> the international community trying to respond to russia's occupation. >> oscar pistorius pleading not guilty as he goes on trial for killing his if i recall friend. >> without rapport, we don't have intervention. >> police officers trying to change the lives of people they keep having to arrest. >> we begin with new developments out of ukraine, russia ordering ukrainian navy to surrender. the united nations security council holding a meeting on ukraine this afternoon and vice president biden urging to pull back all russian forces that in country, russia ordering two navy bases to surrender. russian troops also in the capitol of crimea. nick shiver joins us live. you are in the capital, what you are seeing there on the ground? >> on the ground right now, we're seeing right outside the capitol is a very strange scene, you've got ukrainian base or what us
CNN
Mar 3, 2014 11:00am PST
. >> with ukraine, it is the crown jewel. let's go back to peace. what kind of a message are we sending and slashing the military some. >> we are covering this international kroo isz from all angles the retired general. phil black is in moscow. help us clear up the confusion here. the question we want to know with forces, did russia issue an ultimatum and set this deadline on ukrainians if they don't swear allegiance or surrender there in kri me a. you have russian media quoting ukrainian defense saying this happened, but you have the russian defense ministry saying this didn't happen. can you clear this up for us? >> we have conflicting reports and russian media reporting this deadline was set at 5:00 local time tomorrow to surrender or face a storm of russian military force in response. we have spoken to defense officials who say yes, there was an ultimatum. the commander thwarted one of the vessels that blocked in the harbor there. and we are told that the forces have three choices. they can swear allegiance and surrender or face an attack. now a denial through russian state media fr
NBC
Mar 3, 2014 4:00am PST
overseas now to the big international story. the tug of war in ukraine. this is the scene in crimea. the white house says russian forces essentially control the peninsula. president obama, the european union and nato all say russia is violating international law, but can they do anything about it? nbc's ian williams is live in eastern ukraine. we're hearing russian fighter jets overnight violated ukraine's air space. >> reporter: this is what we're hearing from ukrainian government sources, the fighter jets flew over the black sea, but within ukrainian air space. this is just the latest development stoking fears of wide eruption and intervention here. this city in eastern ukraine, russian speaking, and the fear is that this may be one place to face russian tension. you may see over my left shoulder the statue of lenin, the focus of pro russian protesters. there was violence and sinister developments over the weekend here, protests, clashes which led to more than 100 people being injured. clashes between pro moscow protest ersz aers and supportere government. the pro moscow groups br
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 2:30pm EST
situation in ukraine. >>> president obama just wrapped up a meeting with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu in the white house. russia's as actions are a violation of international law. >> i spent the weekend talking to leaders across europe and i think the world is largely united in recognizing the steps that russia has taken are a violation of ukraine's sovereignty, ukraine's territorial integrity, that they're a violation of international law. they're a violation of previous agreements that russia has made, with respect to how it treats and respects its neighbors. and as a consequence, we got strong statements from nato, from the g-7, condemning the actions that russia's taken. and we are going to continue these diplomatic efforts touring the course of this week. ftc -- during the course of this week. my interests are seeing the ukrainian people being able to determine their own destiny. russia has strong historic ties to the ukraine. there are a lot of russian nationals inside of ukraine, as well as native russians, as there are a lot of ukrainians inside of russia. t
CSPAN
Mar 3, 2014 6:00am EST
"washington journal,". your calls in today's headlines and aed by josh rogin look at ukraine and other international stories. then, health-care policy. we will talk about the impact of health care law on small businesses. and the brookings institution will discuss efforts by the obama administration to create manufacturing hubs around the country. "washington journal" is next. host: concerns about snowfall have caused congress to cancel sessions today. terri leads state today.y leaves good morning. to "washington journal." in our first 45 minutes. --
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 5:00am EST
america ukraine on the brink of disaster, the latest on the standoff between russian and ukraine troops and international response at ending the crisis. the first double amputee to compete in the olympics goes on trial for murder, the case of the blade runner is watched so closely in his country. another winter storm shuts down federal offices and causes major pile ups, where the system is headed today and what could be coming on its heels.
CNN
Mar 3, 2014 3:28pm PST
president obama's handling of the crisis in ukraine. we're in the most dangerous challenge to the international community since saddam hussein squeezed kuwait and in the coming days the obama administration will only make things more dangerous. listen as president obama sits is helpless in the oval office trying to shame the russian leader into behaving better. >> the steps russia has taken are a violation of ukraine's sovereignty, ukraine's territorial integrity, that they're a violation of international law. >> nice talk from a former professor of law, but vladimir putin has indicated he doesn't care what the americans or europeans think. putin has complete dominance in the immediate region and intends to use it. this is a real crisis. the dangers are going to resound around the world. decisions being made right now will change history. >> i agree. interesting that republicans wouldn't make any of those decisions differently. they just complain about them. in the "crossfire" tonight obama supporter lawrence korb and obama critic danielle pletka who worked for the senate foreign
NBC
Mar 2, 2014 6:00pm PST
nbcbayarea. >> we're following the developing story, the crisis in ukraine. that country's acting prime minister is calling for international help. there's word tonight that secretary of state john kerry will travel to ukraine's capital on tuesday and is condemning russia's move into the ciman region. it's the site of a naval base and thousands of russian troops are standing guards alongside city streets as well. >> this is actually the declaration of war to my country. >> you just don't invade another country on phony pretext in order to assert your interests. >> secretary kerry is also threatening russia with economic and trade sanctions if putin's troops don't pull out of crimea. >> the violence in ukraine has spurred the people in the u.s. to do something to help the victims, including an artist on tour in the south bay who has very close ties to the region. nbc bay area's kimberly terry joins us from san jose with his campaign for peace. kimberly? >> victor key, an ukranian-american is a having circumstance performer and has been paying close attention to what's going on. he'll hav
PBS
Mar 3, 2014 5:00am PST
call from russia. tool on our board is international commitments. to withdraw its forces to its bases. and to reframe from any interference elsewhere in ukraine. and alternate the phone call was to present barack obama and treats and made little headway cancer now cus sexiest eight joan carried to visit pm on tuesday. brazen act of aggression. russia may be able to save crimea. but in the end. russia will isolate itself will be costs to the dichotomy of russia cost of russian businesses costa russian individuals and ultimately i think russia will either isolate itself on a global stage. they did just that sixty billion dollars for the olympics to try to present a different face on a tense standoff continues to rage in crimea as ukrainian forces are made whole topic he knew she posts surrounding them are heavily armed men flavored teas that no insignia. despite his two sons from the bread and some of the trees the region have be identified as russian with the wheel race to the grounds and the mission equipment but i will repeat. we hope for cold must be reached massacre mama has said t
Bloomberg
Mar 2, 2014 10:00pm EST
happening in the ukraine. an appeal to international help after russert the control of the crimea. joining us is the professor. he is an expert on politics and the often tends relationship .etween moscow and kiev why are things so intense right now between the ukraine and moscow. seen has beene the overthrow of a legitimate government and the establishment of a new government, which has --n unsure of itself, with but which is trying to create a situation in which it can become more closely aligned with the european union that ukraine was -- then ukraine was in the past. president putin is taking exception because he what the ukraine associated with russia, and it seems neither the eu nor russia are willing to accept a ukraine which is or equidistant from both. >> if you take a look where map of ukraine and crimea sets, it really is integral to russia's naval dominance. it is really their only access to the global waterways. talk about the history of crimea and what it means for russia's ower base. >> crimea has always been important as a military base for now foret union and russi
CNBC
Mar 3, 2014 4:00am EST
let ukraine live with its european choices. >> this comes straight from parliament. . international pressure, mobilizing the military, what else is the government doing? >> we are trying to coordinate actions in terms of information. we have so many -- information on the pretax and violence against -- a lot of ukrainians and what we are trying to do is to finalize the war and actions. the governments with russia. our government had just two days of peace and it's -- yanukovych spent four years to have our army and security services and -- >> that's what he did, he beheaded your security forces and your army? >> yes. so our plan is to gain the control over our country to provide security to our citizens. it is our -- >> what do you think the ultimate putin ambition is for ukraine? >> it was once said that russia is impossible without ukraine. it's realistic ambition. and if the world will excuse him such an advance and betray ukraine and ukrainians in these situations, then you have a new hitler heading for europe and heading for world domination. you can stop him, stop him here in c
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2014 2:00am PST
for that. >>> shifting overseas now to the big international story. the tug of war in ukraine. this is the scene in crimea. they control the peninsula. president obama, and nato say russia is violating international law but can they do anything about it? nbc's jim aceda live in moscow. >> reporter: veronica, secretary kerry will go to kiev no doubt to try to calm the waters so that kiev does nothing that might unintentionally intense situation. it's true that the west has mobilized against russian president's vladimir putin's military takeover of crimea. that's firmly in his hands. it's unclear what the west can do about it. not attending the g 8 summit in june in sochi, for instance, is only symbolic, it's not really more than a meeting. economic sanctions sound good on paper perhaps and look good but in fact the u.s. has little economic leverage over russia. the e.u. sanctions might have teeth but europe is truly reluctant to go there. they're worried about putin's reaction like shutting offer europe's supply of natural gas. neither the u.s. nor nato are contemplating any military
FOX News
Mar 2, 2014 11:00pm PST
in crimea. the president offered to send international monitors to ukraine, you 00 crane yap officials say thousands of russian troops have flooded in to crimea, convoys have left their naval base surrounding an the only action is has been to pull out of preparatory meetings for a g-8 summit in sochi this june. ukraine closed its air space to noncivilian aircraft and withdraw its vessels from two bases. ukraine's prime minister appealed to the u.s. and britain to intervene, adding his country is on the brink of disaster, warning this could be the beginning of war. pro russian protests broke out in four cities in eastern ukraine where russian speaking ukrainians asked moscow to defend them, a virtual invitation to putin whose parliament authorized him to use force in a unanimous vote. meanwhile ukraine has called up all men under the age of 40 to prepare to fight. warnings by u.s. officials did not deter russia. >> i'm closely watching russia's military exercises. >> the intervention would in our judgment be a very grave mistake. >> supreme all lied commander told reporters th
NBC
Mar 3, 2014 2:04am EST
1997 russia, ukraine basing agreement. i mean, they are in direct overt violation of international law. >> can i just challenge you on one point. >> we asked them to step back. >> you say it's not about the u.s. and russia, but the reality is just wednesday, you told me ltclleague andrea mitchell that will vladimir putin said he would respect the territorial integrity of ukraine. now you're talking about russia annexing the crimea. something happened. i wonder as you hear some criticism from conservatives an that say the issue here is that vladimir putin's not afraid, that he saw a red line by this administration in syria and then no follow-up, no kz an, that he thinks that he can provoke the u.s. and the west and that president obama won't do anything in response. >> we, he's finding out the opposite. let me make it clear, president putin is not operating from a place of strength here. yanukovych was his you know supported president. yanukovych was thrown out. despite putin's support. yanukovych turned on his own people. president putin is using force in a completely inappropriate
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 10:00am EST
school. >> welcome to the news hour. we have the top international stories. loyalty on the line in crimea. ukraine under lee against to pro-russian forces. >> with more on the ukraine crisis, more western leaders are calling for the call for russia to back off crimea. we'll be live at that meeting in brussels where sanctions are being discussed. [ gunfire ] >> also ahead an exclusive with syrian opposition, fighters trying to hold up a new government assault in aleppo. words and not weapons, how rwandaen soldiers are bringing peace to the central african return. >> the west is pounding pressure on russia as pro kremlin forces tighten it's grip on ukraine's crimea. warnings to russia, and russia's foreign minister said his country's presence is needed to protect ukraine. soldier in military base in crimea are refusing to leave despite to being surrounded by men who are thought to be russian forces. could you just give us an update as to where you are right now, what's happening on the ground? >> reporter: well, i'm just in front of the base, and about a a half hour ago the commander
CBS
Mar 3, 2014 4:00am PST
country. >>> here's another look at this morning's top stories. ukraine could be on the brink of disaster. russian president vladimir putin is ignoring international calls to stand down and is reportedly building up armored vehicles along ukraine's border. secretary of state john kerry leaves for kiev tody. >> and at the academy awards last night, "12 years a slave" won for best picture. it's the first time ever a movie directed by a black filmmaker has won for that category. >>> in south africa now, the murder trial of the former olympic athlete nicknamed the blade runner begins today. 27-year-old oscar pistorius is in court charged with killing his girlfriend. and as debora patta tells us, he claims it's a tragic case of mistaken identity. >> reporter: they looked like a young couple in love, but ten days after they were caught on security cameras in a supermarket, reeva steenkamp would be dead and oscar pistorius would be charged with murder. two different faces would be emerged. was the motive fear or rage. the paralympic gold medalist who shot his girlfriend after mistaking
FOX News
Mar 3, 2014 3:00pm PST
ukraine has not exploded into massive bloodshed, the potential is there. russia and ukraine have a complicated intertwined history. and share a 1400 mile border with the occupied crimean peninsula smack in the middle. with ukraine outmatched militarily by every measure, the question becomes what is the international response and how effective can it be? we have fox team coverage tonight. wendell goler reports from the white house, which is not considering military options. fbn's maria bartiromo looks at the economic impact worldwide. brit hume on the politics and policy involving vladimir putin and president obama, but we begin with amy kellogg in the ground in kiev. hi, amy. >> hi, bret. people in this city less than two weeks literally gave their lives for the future of ukraine. a future free of the russian orbit, a future with a tilt towards the west, but day by day now they're seeing their gains clawed back by russia. not necessarily, bret, here in the capital, but definitely in crimea, over which russia has complete operational control. even so, russia is not stopping. grabbin
PBS
Mar 3, 2014 5:30am PST
population can speak english and not for someone to separate from ukraine. so a complex situation. but the international fuel rod of its wheels down to situations like this on the grounds that he has made us call a grave violation of international goal and which russian me just say is within their rights. which can potentially push this country and this country towards a real spectacle. ukraine has dismissed a navy commander done as fair as off key whose only on his second day on the job and launched a treason case against him the country's security councils of the bars all states of mind it's his head coaches and thus must call a port in crimea and two pro russian and creamy and all far it is on sunday said that a softie declined to offer resistance and lay down his weapons. another tomorrow as sick in the duke was placed in charge of the navy the autonomous republic of crimea host of russia's black sea fleet. it has become a major fight is in a crisis since the president thinks they don't come which was ousted by ukrainian parliament on funds rate to twenty seconds. more on the situation
Al Jazeera America
Mar 2, 2014 8:00pm EST
ukraine. there may be few options to counter the moves. russia could face international isolation with a boycott of the june g8 summit in sochi. economic sanctions could be put in place. the u.s. could refuse to grant them visas, limit trade and assets. meanwhile vladimir putin showed in georgia in 2008 that he is prepared to go to war. ukraine has a population of 45 million which is nine times that of jordan. russia could retaliate economically with the gas prom card. state owned giant gas prom provides 30% of the needs. the gas discount provided to ukraine, and gas prices there could sore. putin has secured parliamentary permission to move troops beyond cremia and further into ukraine claiming that he is protecting russian citizens and compatriots. there is likely to be little appetite for nato reaction. ukraine is not a member, meaning the u.s. and europe are not obligated to come to their defense. broader sanctions are not likely because russia holds veto power as a member of the security council. >> the white house is looking at economic, political and diplomatic options. the
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2014 3:00pm PST
international crisis, some republicans are attacking the president's ukraine strategy as feckless and weak. >>> and how can they say he is too strong and too weak at the same time? >>> but first, smile, darrell issa. your blatant disregard of the facts has made you the lucky recipient of tonight's got you, next. in the nation... what's precious to you is precious to us. and from your family, to your belongings, to your dreams for retirement, nationwide is here to protect what you love most. we put members first, because we don't have shareholders. join the nation. ♪ nationwide is on your side [ chainsaw whirring ] humans -- sometimes life trips us up. sometimes we trip ourselves up. and although the mistakes may seem to just keep coming at you, so do the solutions. like multi-policy discounts from liberty mutual insurance. save up to 10% just for combining your auto and home insurance. call liberty mutual insurance at... [ thump ] to speak with an insurance expert and ask about all the personalized savings available for when you get married, move into a new house, or add a car to your po
Al Jazeera America
Mar 3, 2014 2:00pm EST
. an ultimatum in ukraine. russia telling ukrainian naval forces in the crimea to surrender. >> we absolutely need to see a deescalation of the situation. >> all of this on a day that the international community are cramming being to respond to -- are scrambling to russia's occupation. >>> olympian oscar pistorius pleading not guilty as he goes on trial for killing his girlfriend. >> tensions are mounting at this hour over the crisis in ukraine. russia now denying reports that its forces ordered this ukrainian navy to surrender. the state department now says it's preparing sanctions against russia and about an hour the united nations security council is set to mate, the topic the crisis in ukraine. nick schifrin joins us from crimea. what are you seeing where you are? >> where we are we are seeing complete occupation by russian forces, not only here but in the capitol. there are outside skirts of the city that we -- outskirts that we saw today, russian forces casually relaxing and surrounding it. down the block there's a huge armory. russian soldiers are digging trenches right outs
PBS
Mar 2, 2014 8:00pm PST
developments is the weekly art international. starting with our breaking news this hour for more top military and security officials. i have decided to side with creamy as authorities earlier the commander of ukraine's naval forces rejected the interim government in kiev. instead choosing to serve the economist region we'll start with colonies of elements joins us live right now maria thinks that thanks for joining us now. if you can just get tells what exactly do these developments mean for crimea and of course for ukraine. well indeed if all amal high ranking officials at the relay on sunday the hands of a crying years old to control security surveys as well as images and interior ministries. let's say allegiance to the crimean authorities are in there on that sunday as well we heard that the commando ukraine's naval forces did the same. i rarely need to strictly comply with the orders to the supreme c'mon get all the economists region mr gray's ok was appointed to the space bike the country's new florida on the previous month had designed all the necessary papers were signed on to soften i
FOX Business
Mar 3, 2014 1:00pm EST
support immediate employment of international monitors to the ukraine and should begin a meaningful political dialogue with ukrainian government. i also want to let you know that president obama is about to meet with the israeli prime minister. we could hear comments from the president. stand by for that. adam: we will be standing by. thank you for joining us to help us understand what may happen next. we just heard that you talking about targeted measures. russia will be held accountable. how does the west do that? >> not easily, first of all. administration's foreign-policy tenure. we have to act, but for the moment, the most important thing is to try to de- escalate what was going on on the ground and to give president putin to pull back and not keep upping the ante. apparently he is trying to do that by seizing the troops. it is difficult from the outside. lives are on the line. you do not want to send a signal that they are on their way. on the other way, we have to stand by these people. there will have to be a lot more done. what we have is a major power play for the expansio
CSPAN
Mar 3, 2014 4:59am EST
rogan the latest updates on ukraine, syria, venezuela, and other international stories. by a talk about the impact of the health care law of small businesses that offer health care insurance to employees. creating manufacturing hubs around the country. ," live atn journal 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> the internet, as we know it today, bears no resemblance to monopoly telephone service pack in the 1930's and 1940's and 1950's. the courts have said and ift the congress supports is i walk into a grocery store and i buy a gallon of milk and pay three dollars 50 cents a gallon, if i buy 10 gallons, i pay $35 for all 10 gallons. tom wheeler wants to say you can use as much milk as you want and you only have to pay $3.50. that is wrong. netflix is the biggest user of the internet. sometimes they are as much as 30% of the total volume of the internet. obviously, they should pay more than someone who uses the internet once a month. i am being very simplistic. that is the genesis. these companies have spent billions of dollars to set up their systems and to provide fiber optics and all of the
CSPAN
Mar 2, 2014 8:00pm EST
journal, josh rogan looks at the latest update in ukraine, syria, venezuela, and other international stories. journale wall street health-care reporter who will talk about the impact that the health care law have on small businesses that offer insurance to employees. then, the brooking institution and efforts on the obama administration to create manufacturing hubs around the country. ," live everyournal morning with your tweets and facebook comments on c-span. >> the internet as we know it today bears no resemblance to monopoly telephone services back in the 1930's and 1940's.
CSPAN
Mar 3, 2014 7:00am EST
from joining international organizations like nato. as long as ukraine is a divided country, they will not be able to enter into defense alliances that require them to have control over their sovereignty or territorial integrity. host: butler, pennsylvania, republican line, good morning. caller: i want to go back farther in the history. we speak about crimea. lin wast is that sta removing the tartars which were the majority of the population in the crimea at that time and sending them to siberia. many of those people never got a chance to come back. some did return after stalin died. should bee part that taken into consideration. since vladimir putin sent 800 tanks -- like a lot more than the conversations going on. guest: that's a good point. that is a fairly accurate reading of some of the crimean history. the take away here is that there is not a lot love lost between the crimean's and the kremlin. ins not as if ukrainians crimea want to be part of russia. that seems not to be the case. they also don't want to be part of the ukraine that is run by the new kiev government. they
CNN
Mar 3, 2014 6:00am PST
international monitors to make sure the russian people there are protected under ukraine's new government. john kerry didn't hold back. it is a stunning, willful choice by president putin to invade another country. >> a 19th century act in the 21st century. >> reporter: comes after ukraine's president was ousted in the wake of bloody street protests over his rejection of a deal with the european union, closer ties to the west and closer to european union. ten others are planned to sanction russia. now, the administration has chance ld trade talks with russia and several allies. leading to the gh summit in june. >> it now appears that possibly germany has found that off ramp to the current russian course that everybody has been looking for. after a call with putin, germany announced he had accepted a proposal to form a contact group, a fact-finding mission and a dialogue regarding ukraine. we haven't seen how that will work. it is being reported in a later call she describes speaking to putin as saying that he was out of touch with reality and in another world. jake? michelle, t
CSPAN
Mar 3, 2014 10:00am EST
ukraine and also to keep ukraine from joining international organizations like nato. as long as ukraine is a divided country, they will not be able to enter into defense alliances that require them to have control over their sovereignty or territorial integrity. host: butler, pennsylvania, republican line, good morning. caller: i want to go back farther in the history. we speak about crimea. the fact is that stalin was removing the tartars which were the majority of the population in the crimea at that time and sending them to siberia. many of those people never got a chance to come back. some did return after stalin died. that is one part that should be taken into consideration. since vladimir putin sent 800 tanks -- it sounds like a lot more serious than the conversations going on. guest: that's a good point. that is a fairly accurate reading of some of the crimean history. the take away here is that there is not a lot love lost between the crimean's and the kremlin. it's not as if ukrainians in crimea want to be part of russia. that seems not to be the case. they also don't want to b
CNN
Mar 3, 2014 10:00am PST
mccain. >>> up next, ukraine is just the latest international challenge for president obama. our own gloria borger gives us her take on whether the president has a creditability problem. >>> and later, an exclusive interview with the former ukrainian leader, just released from prison. we'll hear her plea for help from the west. work end? does it end after you've expanded your business? after your company's gone public? and the capital's been invested? or when your company's bought another? is it over after you've given back? you never stop achieving. that's why, at barclays, our ambition is to always realize yours. but with less energy, moodiness, and a low sex drive, i had to do something. i saw my doctor. a blood test showed it was low testosterone, not age. we talked about axiron the only underarm low t treatment that can restore t levels to normal in about two weeks in most men. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18 or men with prostate or breast cancer. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant, and children should avoid contact where axiron i
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